Welcome to the Crime Victims Helpline

Freephone 116 006

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday- 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tuesday and Thursday- 10:00 am – 6:30 pm

Saturday and Holidays- 2:00 – 4:00 pm

 

Crime Victims Helpline offers support to all victims of crime in Ireland. Established in 2005, our aim is to support, inform and empower victims of crime and all those impacted by crime.

We are here to listen and to provide you with time and space to talk about your experience. We can provide you with information about the criminal justice system and referrals to other resources in your community that may be able to help.

Crime Victims Helpline can be contacted at:

Freephone 116 006

info@crimevictimshelpline.ie

Text: 085 133 7711

Our hours are:

Monday, Wednesday and Friday- 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Tuesday and Thursday- 10:00 am to 6:30 pm

Saturday and Holidays- 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Sunday- Closed

Outside of these hours you can leave a message and your call will be returned during the next Helpline open hours.

 

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www.flac.ie/
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